Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

FERNANDINHO Has Revealed [...]

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

FERNANDINHO Has Revealed [...]

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..FERNANDINHO has revealed how he gets 'angry' when substituted by Manuel Pellegrini.

And that could be why the Brazilian midfielder has only seen his number 25 on the electronic board four times this season!

Now Fernandinho has his sights set on an 11th successive start for the Blues as they travel to Everton for the first leg of the League Cup semi-final on Wednesday.

He has told Pellegrini he does not need a rest - and last time he WAS left out, City found themselves 3-1 down to Liverpool, and he was brought on as a half-time substitute.

"My body works best when I'm playing all the time, so when I work more and I play more I feel better," was the 30-yearold's take on the tiring winter schedule.

"Since I returned from my holidays in the summer, I tried to play straight away - even though I didn't take part in pre-season. …

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